Director of Private Investment, Ministry of the Presidency, Panama
Ernesto Reyes Pinate was appointed Director of Private Investment and Coordinator of the Panama Digital Hub Strategy for the Strategic Secretariat for Development and Competitiveness (SEDCO) at the Ministry of the Presidency of Panama in August 2019.
He has held various positions in the private sector related to technology, strategy and logistics, such as Business Development Manager and Public Relations Manager for DJI, the world leader consumer drone company, while working in Shenzhen, China. He also spent 8 years working at the Panama Canal as an engineer and business intelligence strategist. Ernesto also has some years of experience in the insurance sector.
Ernesto has three master’s degree, one from Yale University in Business Administration, another from the Institute of Technology at Monterrey, Mexico in Management with a focus on innovation and a Project Management Master’s from the Latin University at Panama. He has a bachelor’s degree on Industrial Engineering from the University of Texas and is certified as a Project Manager from the Project Management Institute.